[wp-hackers] Admin Construction Abstraction

Nathaniel Taintor goldenapplesdesign at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 18:45:13 UTC 2011

And, looking back over the thread, I'm surprised that no one mentioned any
of the PHP ports of Zen Coding syntax.

I've used Phillip Walton's plugin (
http://philipwalton.com/2011/04/06/zen-coding-for-php-and-wordpress/ )
successfully to build lots of different kinds of repetitive markup
structures... it would work very nicely for settings forms.

Nathaniel Taintor

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Jeremy Clarke <jer at simianuprising.com>wrote:

> FWIW the core WP answer to your question is the Settings API, which handles
> page construction and a lot of the data processing for you:
> http://codex.wordpress.org/Settings_API
> It still involves some form creation so you will still be typing some < and
> > to create form pages, but it streamlines the process for you and works
> really well once you get going with it. If you decide to use an external
> library the best practice would still be to use it with the Settings API
> for
> your settings pages to keep your code as futureproof as possible.
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